Cra-Z-Art Selects Jacksonville, Florida, for Manufacturing Plant
Headquartered in Randolph, New Jersey, Cra-Z-Art produces and markets such popular toy items as Nickelodeon Slime, Disney arts and crafts, Kodak jigsaw puzzles, Cra-Z-Art art supplies, Cra-Z-Loom, Softee Dough, The Real Cotton Candy Maker, Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine, and a complete line of Shimmer 'n Sparkle craft kits. The items are available at major retailers such as Walmart, Target, and specialty stores.
"Cra-Z-Art is very excited to open up this great, new production operation. In response to our recent growth, the facility will allow us to more effectively and efficiently get our products to market for consumers to enjoy! We plan to increase our production of quality goods that are made right here in the U.S.A., which will ultimately contribute to the economy of the Jacksonville region and beyond," said Cra-Z-Art Chairman, Lawrence Rosen.
Rosen, a third generation toy entrepreneur and veteran of the toy industry, is well known as a passionate and creative product and packaging creator. After successfully leading the sale of his family's former toy company, Larry found that he couldn't stay away from the industry he loved, so he started Cra-Z-Art in 2008, the family has been in the toy industry for over 97 years. The company has grown quickly in sales, becoming a leader in trendy toy and school supply products. He is also dedicated to helping grow American manufacturing. Overall, Larry has sold billions of dollars in toy merchandise during his illustrious career.
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